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Ptolemy

Claudius Ptolemy-language romanization">Klaúdios Ptolemaîos, [ˈklaw.di.os pto.lɛˈmɛ.os]; Latin: Claudius Ptolemaeus; c. 100 – c. 170 AD) was a mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, geographer and astrologer who wrote several scientific treatises, three of which were of importance to later Byzantine, Islamic and Western European science. The first is the astronomical treatise now known as the Almagest,... Read More

Bornc. 100 AD
Egypt, Roman Empire
Diedc. 170 (aged 69–70) AD
Alexandria, Egypt, Roman Empire
OccupationMathematician, Geographer, Astronomer, Astrologer, Naturalist, Philosopher

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